Shooting in Edinburgh Thanksgiving Day

News Release from the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department –

On November 24th , 2022 at approximately 6:13 p.m., deputies from the Bartholomew County
Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a shooting in the area of 15000 N Bluff Rd. Upon
deputies arrival, they found a male subject suffering from a single gunshot wound to the
Responding personnel from German Township Fire Department and Columbus Regional
Hospital EMS administered medical aid, however the victim was later pronounced deceased at
Columbus Regional Hospital.
Damion Bryant, 20 years old of Edinburgh, was identified as the alleged shooter and was taken into
custody. Bryant was interviewed by detectives from BCSO then remanded into the jail on a sole
preliminary charge involving an allegation of murder.

BCSO spokesperson Detective Dane Duke said, “At this time the investigation is ongoing, we
will not be releasing further details surrounding this incident at this time. The coroner’s office
will be the point of contact for information related to the victim.”
Sheriff Matthew A. Myers voiced concern about the multiple firearm related incidents in the
community on Thanksgiving Day saying, “The community had three firearm related events on
Thanksgiving Day alone. Law enforcement as a whole takes gun violence very seriously and we
are no different here at your Sheriff’s office. We will work diligently to bring those who commit
violence against members of our community to justice.”
Assisting on scene at this incident was: Edinburgh Police Department, Detectives from the
Columbus Police Department, German Township Fire Department and Columbus Regional
Hospital EMS.
This is a preliminary investigation. All persons are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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